Care leaver students
If you have lived in care and you are looking to study at Essex, or you are already studying with us, there is support available for you.
Lots of students every year choose to commute to Essex. Find out how to get the best out of your time at Essex.
You may be studying without the support or approval of a family network - at Essex we're committed to supporting you.
Information if you're a student who is caring for a partner, family member or friend who is elderly or has a disability.
Students with children
If you are studying with us and you have a family with you, there is a wide range of information, support and advice available.
Students under 18
No matter how old you are when you start your studies, we want you to feel welcome and included.
University of Sanctuary students
As a University of Sanctuary student, you can get extra help during your studies. The Student Wellbeing and Inclusivity Service can offer you a designated member of staff who can support and guide you through your time at Essex.